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GVI Oncology

GVI Oncology, previously known as Dr Gouws and Partners Inc. was founded in 1990 with the first unit being established in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Over the years GVI Oncology has grown and today operates eight units positioned in various towns and cities throughout South Africa. The current facilities are situated in Constantiaberg, Rondebosch, Bellville, Somerset West, George, Port Elizabeth and East London.
At GVI Oncology a holistic approach towards cancer care is followed. Multi-disciplinary teams live the company values of compassion, passion and respect towards the numerous patients that are treated on a daily basis. Services include specialist consultations, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy and chemotherapy. GVI is also proud to offer its patients value added services such as individual or group psycho-social care of patients and their families and comprehensive information on all aspects of cancer care.

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Today GVI Oncology has 25 Clinical Oncologists in their fulltime employ, whilst their facilities around the country are used by a further 18 independent Oncology specialists. GVI also employ 10 oncology-trained medical officers. GVI Oncology currently employs 42 oncology trained professional nurses and 9 oncology social workers. The psychosocial support service forms part of the patient centered approach which has been adopted to ensure holistic treatment at all times. GVI Oncology has partnered with a company of service engineers for maintenance of its equipment to reduce potential downtime. The emphasis is on working together and encouraging participation from all members in the GVI team while delivering the highest possible standard of care.

GVI’s philosophy towards cancer treatment is holistic and there is a continual commitment to achieving its core purpose of excellence in the provision of comprehensive cancer care. In pursuit of this purpose GVI Oncology has documented standard operating procedures for all tasks undertaken throughout the organization, allowing for standardization of care.

Patients can be assured of treatment in line with the best available anywhere in the world at any of GVI Oncology’s facilities around the country.

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